Geothermal startup founders Carlos Araque and Kathy Hannun shall be talking at a panel within the upcoming SOSV Local weather Tech Summit on October 25 to 26, 2022.
Carlos Araque of Quaise Power and Kathy Hannun of Dandelion Power shall be becoming a member of the SOSV Local weather Tech Summit for a panel on rethinking and scaling geothermal. The occasion will happen on October 25 to 26 and registration for digital attendance is free. Registration remains to be open by way of this hyperlink.
The SOSV Local weather Tech Summit is an occasion that convenes the founders, traders, technologists, corporates, and policymakers of the local weather tech startup ecosystem. The occasion acknowledges the function that local weather tech startups play within the battle towards local weather change and in pushing the boundaries of science and expertise to assist decarbonize the financial system.
Quaise is creating a drill that makes use of a gyrotron—a microwave-emitting beam gadget—that vaporizes boreholes by way of rock to achieve 20 kilometers beneath the Earth’s floor, the place geothermal power is nearly limitless. Quaise goals to have a working system by 2026 and “repower” a fossil-fired plant with geothermal steam by 2028.
Born at X, Alphabet’s moonshot manufacturing unit, Dandelion brings geothermal heating and cooling to residential properties. Dandelion’s proprietary drills make a gap that’s just a few inches huge, minimizing the fee for customers and the impression on their property.